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  • From left: Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ruler of Abu Dhabi, 5 Madison Avenue and Qatari emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

    Middle Eastern investors are projected to spend an average of $15 billion annually on the international property market over the next few years, according to a new report. [more]

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  • The top 10 countries producing EB-5 visa holders from 2012 to 2014

    The top 10 countries producing EB-5 visa holders from 2012 to 2014

    From the South Florida website: The unprecedented demand for EB-5 visas by foreign investors, as a way to gain permanent U.S. residency, could lead to new regulations that make it harder for project developers to tap capital from abroad. [more]

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  • From left: Sam Chandan, John Catsimatidis, Patrick Chovanec

    From left: Sam Chandan, John Catsimatidis and Patrick Chovanec

    UPDATED, 10:34 a.m., July 7: Greek voters’ overwhelming rejection of European creditors’ austerity-laden loan package makes a Greek exit from the euro more likely than ever. But while prior crises in Europe have led investors there to seek relative safety in assets like New York City real estate, experts told The Real Deal that the effect of the latest turmoil on the property market here will be minimal. [more]

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  • Gray Waldorf Sternlicht

    From left: Jonathan Gray, the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Barry Sternlicht

    Chinese insurer Anbang’s $1.95 billion purchase of the Waldorf Astoria is only the beginning of a wave of foreign investment in New York hotels, according to real estate bigwigs Jonathan Gray and Barry Sternlicht. [more]

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  • Safe rooms, now all dressed up

    May 26, 2015 10:00AM
    From left: 240 Riverside Boulevard, which includes a panic room, and a shot from the 2002 thriller "Panic Room"

    From left: 240 Riverside Boulevard, which includes a panic room, and a shot from the 2002 thriller “Panic Room”

    It might not sound like the most appealing amenity, but foreign investors are requesting them: safe rooms. [more]

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  • Rendering of 55 Hudson Yards (credit: Kohn Pederson Fox)

    Rendering of 55 Hudson Yards (credit: Kohn Pederson Fox)

    A newly proposed federal law would increase the appeal of investing in U.S. real estate for foreigners by eliminating certain taxes at a time when foreign investment is already on the rise. [more]

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  • Foreign investment panel at The Real Deal Broward Showcase & Forum

    Foreign investment panel at The Real Deal Broward Showcase & Forum

    From the South Florida website: South Florida is more of a “think tank” and less of a “drink tank” these days, a contributing factor to increased domestic and foreign investment to the region, according to developer David Martin, a panelist at The Real Deal’s Broward Real Estate Forum & Showcase at the Design Center of the Americas in Dania on Thursday. [more]

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  • Manhattan Foreign Investment

    (Click to enlarge | Credit: NGKF Capital Markets)

    And the award for biggest foreign investor in U.S. real estate in 2015 goes to … Singapore.

    While Chinese and Canadian investors dominate in Manhattan, the East Asian city-state leads the pack nationwide. By a fair distance.  [more]

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  • From left: Dimitrios Contominas, the Time Warner Center and Vitaly Malkin

    From left: Greek media mogul Dimitrios Contominas, the Time Warner Center and Russian-Israeli oligarch Vitaly Malkin

    Seventeen nonprofits are urging the U.S. Treasury Department to require more scrutiny of foreign buyers of real estate by verifying their identities and screening them for the potential risk of money laundering. [more]

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  • From left: Sam Zell and the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan

    From left: Sam Zell and the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan

    Sam Zell doesn’t just disagree with the notion that foreign investors are inflating commercial real estate prices in New York City and other U.S. markets. He thinks it’s downright B.S.

    The CommonWealth REIT board chairman and Equity Group Investments head used this year’s EisnerAmper Real Estate Private Equity Summit in Manhattan to air his thoughts on the hot topic – which has only gotten hotter following the news this week that a Chinese insurance company purchased the Waldorf-Astoria for a record-setting $1.95 billion. [more]

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  • From left: New York City and London

    From left: New York City and London

    New York is the top market for real estate investment for the fourth year in a row – but London is closing the gap with Gotham as foreign investors pile in. [more]

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  • Chinese investment in New York City real estate

    Chinese investment in New York City real estate

    As Chinese property developers and investors look to generate bigger profits by looking beyond their local markets, questions have arisen about what’s actually driving the influx of cash – and what could slow the flow. [more]

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  • From left: Landsea chairman Tian Ming and rendering of Landsea's Weehawken development

    From left: Landsea chairman Tian Ming and rendering of Landsea’s Weehawken development

    Weehawken, New Jersey is the latest New York metro area location to attract big money from Chinese builders. … [more]

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  • Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards, in which Shanghai-based Greenland Holding Group bought a $200M, 70 percent stake

    The outer boroughs are increasingly gaining in popularity among foreign investors. [more]

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  • From left: 30 Park Place, Barclays Center and 50 West 47th Street

    From left: 30 Park Place, Barclays Center and 50 West 47th Street

    Thanks to surging demand among China’s wealthy, the U.S. is expected to run out of a type of visa awarded to foreign investors for the first time in the history of the 24-year-old program. [more]

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  • From left: Yu Liang, Guo Ghuanchang and Wang Jianlin

    From left: Yu Liang, Guo Guangchang and Wang Jianlin

    The size of recent investments from Chinese firms and individuals in New York real estate has commanded headlines. Generally speaking, the properties being bought are familiar to those in the New York City property business. Those doing the buying, however, are less well known. [more]

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  • Asian insurance funds set to increase foreign real estate investment

    Asian insurance funds set to increase foreign real estate investment (Credit: Maurice Mayfield)

    In the coming years, Asian insurance funds are set to increase their spending on overseas real estate by $75 billion, and New York City could be a major benefactor. [more]

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  • From left: 1251 Avenue of the Americas, 527 Madison Avenue and 100 William Street

    From left: 1251 Avenue of the Americas, 527 Madison Avenue and 100 William Street

    Mitsui Fudosan, the Japanese real estate giant that owns 1251 Avenue of the Americas and 527 Madison Avenue, plans to invest as much as $3 billion in Manhattan real estate over the next few years. [more]

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  • From left: Alan Dixon and a few of Bushwick from Jefferson Street

    From left: Alan Dixon and a few of Bushwick from Jefferson Street

    The Aussies are the latest in a growing group of overseas investment fund managers to snatch up properties in New York City, but the focus is far from the Manhattan trophy sites favored by Chinese and Singaporean investors. It’s Bushwick. [more]

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  • Jean Nouvel and a rendering of 18 Nouvel in Singapore

    Jean Nouvel and a rendering of 18 Nouvel in Singapore

    Developers with big-ticket projects across the globe are increasingly targeting New Yorkers. So far this year, 13 offering plans for non-New York projects have been filed in the state, compared with only six in all of 2012, according to the New York State Attorney General’s office. The number is well below the 46 offering plans filed for non-New York projects in 2007 at the height of the market, however. [more]

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